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This Yahoo! News Story on Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan that shows just how important libraries are, and how those silly little random decisions we make every day really change our lives.
Greenspan his interest in economics started when he was playing as a professional musician in a dance band.
``I found that in the 20-minute breaks we\'d have in between sets that I started to go to the library and read books on economics. Why? I haven\'t a clue,\'\' he told an audience at Rice University in Houston after giving a speech on energy policy.
``If I had turned left instead of right (in the library), I may have ended up as a physicist for all I know,\'\' he said, drawing laughter from the crowd. \"